-- What is Hidden in Translation to English
Mar 10:24 Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!
Alternative: Children! In a certain way, those persuaded by property are hard to please going into the universal rule.
More recent articles tend to focus on the meaning of specific Greek phrases or words that Christ uses frequently. These articles were written early in my study of Christ's Greek. Since my knowledge of Christ's use of Greek was more limited in the beginning, these articles tend to focus on the meanings of the symbols that appear in Christ's words. In closely studying Christ's Greek words, even with limited knowledge of the Greek, larger patterns in Christ's teaching become apparent. These patterns may or may not be important.
Mar 10:12 And if a woman shall put away her husband, and be married to another, she commits adultery.
Alternative: And if a wife releases her own husband and takes another commits adultery.
This site's philosophy says that Christ doesn't waste his words. When he repeats an idea in a slightly different form, there is always good reason for it.
Mar 10:11 Whosoever shall put away his wife, and marry another, commits adultery against her. Alternative: Whoever releases his own wife and takes another commits adultery on her.
Mar 10:9 What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
Alternative: Then, what God put together, let no man separate.
Mar 10:8 And they twain shall be one flesh: so then they are no more twain, but one flesh.
Alternative: And they shall be two in one body so that they are no longer two but one in the physical nature of things.
Mar 10:7 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife;
Mar 10:6 But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female.
Mar 10:5 For the hardness of your heart he wrote you this precept.